Archive for August, 2010

…What’s a “Quote”?

Col­lege-ed­u­cat­ed mar­ket­ing co­or­di­na­tor: Do you know what he’s ask­ing for?
De­sign­er: He wants you to get a quote to print the post­cards.
Col­lege-ed­u­cat­ed mar­ket­ing co­or­di­na­tor: I know, but what does “two com­ma one hun­dred” mean?
De­sign­er: He wants a quote on two-thou­sand, one hun­dred post­cards.
Col­lege-ed­u­cat­ed mar­ket­ing co­or­di­na­tor: Oh.

Penn­syl­va­nia

…But First I’d Like Every­one to Come Take a Good Long Look at It.

Em­ploy­ee, about da­ta ex­tract: Wow! You know, this is kin­da big.
Man­ag­er: Oh? Just put it in the share dri­ve.
Em­ploy­ee: I think I’ll just zip it up be­fore I give it to you.
Man­ag­er: What?
Em­ploy­ee yelling: I said I don’t think you’ll want it, be­cause it’s too big to give to you, so I’ll have to zip it back up.

Wal­nut Creek, Cal­i­for­nia